The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 150 151 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs citing Apple 15 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.86% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 2.07% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 24
Median daily rate £456 £173 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.49% -51.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £136 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £267 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £72.50 £17.87 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+305.82% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.50 £17.87 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
Apple
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1395 2276 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.98% 41.47% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1665 1958
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 52 52
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £31.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Apple iOS
3 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
7 4 (17.39%) iPad
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) iPhone
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
8 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) BYOD
8 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.70%) Android
9 2 (8.70%) Apple TV
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (8.70%) Casper Suite

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.35%) HipChat
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) iOS Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Mac Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Mac Technician
5 1 (4.35%) PC Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone SDK
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) UIKit
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) BYOD
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Apple TV
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) MPEG
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Apple iOS
3 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.70%) Android
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
2 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) StorNext
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Casper Suite
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Reuters
4 1 (4.35%) Akamai
4 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) QNAP
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) SevOne
4 1 (4.35%) Sony
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) VMware